Is there a difference between supervising international and domestic graduate students in Engineering and IT?

Woodman, Karen & Yarlagadda, Prasad K. (2015) Is there a difference between supervising international and domestic graduate students in Engineering and IT? In EDULEARN15: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, IATED Publications, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 7230-7236.

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Abstract

This paper explores a key issue identified in two studies of factors influencing the success of international and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) higher degree research graduate students. The studies include “A model for research supervision of international students in engineering and information technology disciplines” (MRS), which focused on identifying factors that influence successful supervision of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and international higher degree research (HDR or graduate) students in Engineering and IT disciplines in three Australian universities, and “Culture, language and the whole graduate experience: Exploring best practices in international graduate supervision” (BPS), which focussed on exploring perceptions regarding best practices in graduate supervision by diverse stakeholders across Australia. Findings suggest most supervisors do not differentiate between international (or CALD) graduate students and non-CALD(domestic) students in terms of factors influence success in graduate studies.

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ID Code: 85889
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: cross-cultural supervision, graduate supervision in engineering and it, international students, engineering education, graduate supervision, HERN
ISBN: 9788460682431
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [Please consult the author]
Deposited On: 21 Jul 2015 22:58
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2016 22:41

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